Kvarner newsletter / no 34

Valuable awards for tourism quality and development

At three events dedicated to tourism and supporting activities – the 17th INTERSTAS International Tourism Festival, the 13th International Tourism Film Festival, and the 9th presentation of Croatian towns and villages for the Entente Florale Europe Award – several individuals, companies and tourist boards from the Kvarner region won top awards. Here is an overview…

Of a total of 147 films, the award went to the film Malinska by Bernardin Modrić, an Istra Film production on behalf of the Municipality of Malinska Tourism Office. The film, made on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of tourism in Malinska, can be viewed online at http://www.tz-malinska.hr/en/video.html

The Town of Rab Tourism Office won the Golden Interstas 2010 award for its contribution to the cultural and historical traditional programmes aimed at developing local tourism (the Rab Fjera, crossbowmen, klape traditional vocal groups, traditional dance, brass band...).
The Town of Rijeka Tourism Office won the award for the development of cultural urban tourism.
The winners of the F.E.S.T. 2010 charters for extraordinary personal contribution to the development of tourism are Vojko Obersnel, mayor of Rijeka, and Zdenko Antešić, mayor of Rab.